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Anyone who loves the closeness of a small community will love Warriston, an intimate, serene suburb located just five minutes from the heart of Edinburgh. The neighbourhood's homey feel is surprising, considering its part of the largest, most bustling city in Scotland. The area's name is derived from Warriston House, a large mansion that has sadly been demolished. Houses in the suburb range from traditional Edinburgh tenements to newer, cutting-edge developments. The Royal Botanic Gardens, Royal Museum of Scotland, National Portrait Gallery, and the Edinburgh Castle are some of the area’s most popular nearby attractions.

  • Visit Sir James Young Simpson's grave at Warriston Cemetery to enjoy one-of-a-kind landscaping and learn fascinating insights into some of the area’s most significant historical leaders.
  • Stroll along the cool, serene Water of Leith, a river flowing through the suburb and other parts of Edinburgh, eventually ending at the Port of Leith where it drains into the sea through the Firth of Forth.
  • Stop by the Gold Sea on Ferry Road to enjoy a world-class slice of homemade steak pie.

Warriston is located northeast of the well-known Royal Botanic Gardens in Edinburgh. Buses present perhaps the fasted and most convenient method for accessing this one-of-a-kind enclave. Lothian Buses provide efficient service linking the suburb with Edinburgh's central business district. Open-top sightseeing buses provide an excellent means for exploring the city’s most important destinations. Private car rental facilities are also widely available throughout the area though parking spots can be difficult to find in the city centre. Public transit is far more affordable and convenient.

Hotels in Warriston

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1 The Place

4 stars
4.2 / 5 10 reviews

34-38 York Place Map


Whether in Edinburgh for a business trip or a much-awaited break, discerning travellers find it convenient to stay in the comfortable and ideally located accommodations of The Place Edinburgh.... More

Room was smaller than expected but clean. Was extremely hot and when we opened ceiling window water leaked all over bed. Was a little noisy but other than that we had a good stay. In good area,...
6 Aug 2015
From US$32

2 Edinburgh House Hotel

3 stars
3.5 / 5 11 reviews

92 Pilrig Street Map

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The Edinburgh House Hotel enjoys a quiet location but is close to both major transport links and the attractions of the city. Guests are conveniently situated for the Edinburgh Playhouse - the UK's... More

Night in Ediburgh
Wasn't too far out of town but was very close to public transport. Booked a room with an ensuite but the toilet/shower was a separate room that had separate access. Was quite small in size and i...
30 Sep 2015
From US$118

3 Fountain Court Royal Garden

4 stars
4.5 / 5 10 reviews

York Buildings Map

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Fountain Court Royal Garden's location enables guests to visit local attractions of the city like Princes Street, the Scott Monument, the Castle, City Galleries and Omni Entertainment Centre. ... More

Good but needs attention to detail
We were luck enough to have one of the newly fitted out rooms, we were very impressed. Great location, friendly staff who were very happy to help, and find someone who knew the answer if they...
26 Apr 2014
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4 Ballantrae Albany Hotel

4 stars
3.7 / 5 13 reviews

37 - 49 Albany Street Map

FREE WiFi included

Ballantrae Albany Hotel Edinburgh is a classic retreat equipped with modern comforts set centrally in this heritage-rich and vibrant Scotland capital. Ideal for a short visit or long-term stay,... More

A little Gem!
We booked last minute and to be honest we didn't expect to find anything decent. This hotel came up on searching, I thought it looked amazing but was a little worried our room wouldn't be like the...
28 Aug 2015
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5 Hot-el-apartments Canon Court

4 stars
4.3 / 5 14 reviews

20 Canonmills, Map

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For exploring some of Edinburgh's most beautiful spots, the Hot-el-apartments Canon Court invites guests for a wonderful stay at the comfort of its luxurious accommodations and impeccable service. ... More

Night in London
Was great! Very spacious and will cater for anyone who wants a great-sized, self-contained dwelling! Loved it
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From US$96

6 The Royal Scots Club

3 stars
4.3 / 5 3 reviews

30 Abercromby Place Map

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The Royal Scots Club Edinburgh Hotel combines the convenience of all the facilities and amenities offered by an elegant hotel with the comfort and cosiness of one's own home. GeneralThe conference... More

Excellent hotel
This is the second time i've stayed here and was even more delighted this time than i was the first time. The room was absolutely amazing. That's what i like about this hotel, there is no two rooms...
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7 Hotel Indigo EDINBURGH

4 stars
4.5 / 5 4 reviews

51-59 York Place Map

Vacationers exploring Edinburgh find convenient base in the deluxe boutique spaces of Hotel Indigo EDINBURGH placed in the heart of the Scotland capital. This chic hotel in this side of Great... More

Great Location and Modern Hotel
We enjoyed an overnight stay at Hotel Indigo. We were on 4th floor and in the eves of the hotel which did make the room feel a bit small and you had to beware you didn't bang your head at one side...
10 Feb 2014
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8 The Glasshouse, Autograph Collection

5 stars
4.7 / 5 12 reviews

2 Greenside Place Map

Rate Includes Breakfast

Discerning vacationers exploring the capital of Scotland find stylish and luxurious accommodations at The Glasshouse Hotel Edinburgh. Guests at this centrally located Edinburg hotel easily catch... More

Good value if discounted
Staff were professional though not always warm and friendly, amenities and location were good, but definitely not worth the rack rate - issues included the carpet which needed a more thorough clean...
19 Jun 2014
From US$145

9 The Howard

5 stars
4.8 / 5 4 reviews

34 Great King Street Map

Assuring a friendly, warm, personal welcome and courteous service, Howard Hotel ensures your stay is more enjoyable and memorable one in Edinburgh. GeneralThis property offers an ideal location... More

From US$175

10 Nira Caledonia Hotel

4 stars
4.3 / 5 4 reviews

10 Gloucester Place Map

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Stylish and luxurious, Nira Caledonia Hotel Edinburgh is housed on a historic building that offers a glimpse of Scottish hospitality and modern conveniences at the centre of Edinburgh. Apart from... More

Great location hotel good but not great
Probably the most beautiful location in Inverness -- hotel offers standard amenities though be aware that Wi-Fi and parking are NOT complementary if you do not book directly with the hotel....
27 May 2015
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